Kalispell, Montana

The Industrial Engineering position will provide the candidate with a broad perspective of Applied Materials' manufacturing and logistics operations. The job requires that the candidate demonstrate strong leadership and influence skills which will be brought to bear across global organizations.


Planning and Strategy development

o Conduct Capacity Planning exercises for Applied Materials global manufacturing sites.

o Develop manufacturing line layouts of infrastructure for new manufacturing content.

o Implement Lean strategies across manufacturing lines.

o Plan and implement continual improvement projects

Manufacturing Operational Support

o Provide Autocad layouts of new and existing manufacturing lines and prepare the facilities scope of work associated with manufacturing line rearrangement.

o Coordinate facilities upgrades and rearrangements to support new products or capacity upgrades.

o Negotiate and develop capacity plans with manufacturing to ensure that manufacturing capacity does not become a gate to manufacturing commits.

o Conduct Ergonomic, design for assembly, design for manufacturability reviews for Applied Materials' new products. Plan, implement and introduce engineering solutions to address these findings.

Data mining and reporting

o Develop capacity models for manufacturing assembly and test operations.

o Work with IT partners and link production control and capacity planning databases for the purpose of automating the capacity planning process.

o Create simple Ad-hoc reports and queries from the production application database for the purpose of modeling capacity, material flow, future demand, and manufacturing capacity constraints.

Preferred Skills:

o Understanding of Lean manufacturing concepts: single piece flow, material presentation, capacity planning

o Strong ability to develop capacity models and manipulate data to understand space usage and predict manufacturing and logistics constraints.

o Understanding of data analytics software applications for data mining and automation of routine capacity calculations.




Bachelor's Degree: Industrial Engineering




Years of Experience:

4 - 7 Years

Work Experience:

Additional Information


Yes, 10% of the Time

Relocation Eligible:


Applied Materials is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, citizenship, ancestry, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, veteran or military status, or any other basis prohibited by law.

Kalispell, Montana

A global leader in the nanomanufacturing technology solutions for the electronics industry, Applied Materials is built on the strength of talented people. We offer a wide variety of job opportunities for experienced professionals and recent college students/graduates that will capitalize on your current skills while broadening your experience and engaging you in a dynamic, fast-changing industry.

Here, you will work in community to achieve a common goal and encounter exciting new challenges every day. Our company is continually evolving: implementing innovations to make semiconductors more portable, powerful, and affordable than ever before.

Employee Benefits:

  • Dental Insurance
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Life Insurance
  • Paternity Leave
  • Custom Work Station
  • Disability Insurance
  • Gym/ Wellness Reimbursement
  • Health Savings Account (HSA)
  • Maternity Leave
  • Paid Time Off
  • Sick Leave
  • On Site Gym/ Fitness Classes, Clinic (Site Dependent) 

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